Not the Wurst: the German Christmas Market

Tuesday was the Feast of the Immaculate Conception in Italy, which means there were no classes! We got up late, lay around for a bit, and then decided to head to the German Christmas Market in Piazza Santa Croce. The Christmas market is basically a collection of tents set up in the square that sells everything from food to knit hats to giant hand-carved wooden spoons.

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Santa Croce in all its glory.
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Balloons were everywhere, and as usual no one could hold onto them. There were so many floating through the sky on their way to new lives.
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HAMBURGERS?!

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Just like being back in Germany.

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Haribo for my Momma.

We were thirsty so we found the mulled wine stand. It was so worth the wait. The spices complement the wine flavor amazingly.

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Mulled wine.
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Spiced and warm wine is a wonderful treat for a cold day.

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Santa retired from the North Pole, now he spends his days serving hot wine at the Santa Croce Christmas market.
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Friends!
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Guinness for my uncle Matt.

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Reunited with my chimney cakes.

We really should’ve checked the weather, because it started raining soon after we arrived.

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I waited in line for 20 minutes in the rain for this wurstel so it had to be good or else I was gonna be angry. It was awesome aside from the fact that it got rained on.

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WURSTEL.
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We parked our butts inside someone’s apartment building foyer to escape the rain.
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I love you, Bavaria.

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